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are gone home a Cruizing upon some conside-
rable undertaking the Narlborough priva-
tier has taken and sent to Dartmouth a
portugall ship which she took Laden with
Contraband goods going to France

Chester the 1st March 2
Gentlemen of Different sentiments relating
to the Government drinking in the
Crown taverne they opposed each other
to that degree that they drew, and the
Williamite had the good fortune to kill
the Jacobite

yesterday the house of peers
took into consideracion the peticion of the Ld
Mohun complaining that Mrs Mumfort
had brought an Appeall of Murther
against him desiring their Ldshipps Opi-
nions in the Case and after 3 hours de-
bate thereon it not appearing that
Mrs Mumfort had brought any such Appeal
their Ldshipps dismissed the said peticion

The Councell was extraordinarily
Assembled on Thursday Evening and had
the Affair of the Turkey Fleet before them
but how they resolved that point is
not proper to mencion but I am told that
the Lds of the Admiralty have ordered
20 saill of men of warr to put forthwith
to sea upon some secrett expedicion

We had ordered yesterday
the sherriffs of London and Middlesex
declared Sr Wllm Ashurst to be duely Elected
a member of parliament for this City in
room of Sr William Turner.

We have advice from Lewis In
Sussex that 2 persons being seen to be
sett on shoar 4 dayes ago near that place
from a French sloop they were pursued
but one of them gott into a wood &
escarped but the other was seized who
before they could Lay hold of him
took out of his pockett some papers
which he tore to pieces and flung
away and a messenger is gone to bring him
to Town in order to Examinacion.

yesterday the House of
Commons were upon the Review of the
Poll Bill which took up the whole day
whereby the Earl of Pembrokes Bill
depending between his Ldship is by
Consent deferred till Munday.

We hear the states of [Holl]-
land have lately built a man of warr
of 110 guns which they design to
present to his Matie

his Matie has ordered all his
servants and Equipage to be gott ready
by the 15th Instant whereby tis pre-
sumed he will be suddenly going
to Flanders

The house of Lds this day proceeded
upon debate of the Irish Affairs
[margin recto:]
{and agreed upon severall heads and resolved to form an address thereon
and appointed Committees to draw up the same forthwith = The House of
Commons called for the Report of their Address relating to the same matter
which was read and Agreed to there being a Clause therein signifying
that the Resentment relating to the seperate Article}

[margin verso:]
{ granted to those of Limrick and the house ordered those Members which
Are of the privy Councell to know the Kings pleasure when he will be attended
with the said Address - the Grand Commitee made a Report of the Review
of the Poll Bill and the House Agreed to the same}

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